Student Organizations | Department of Media Arts

Student Organizations

Black Film Club

A film club catered to black student at UNT where students create films and documentaries. WE learn and have an open discussion about the history of Black filmmaking.

President: Xiyomi Surratt

Instagram: @untbfc
Twitter: @UNTBFC

Delta Kappa Alpha National Professional Society (DKA)

Cinematic Artists of Character
DKA is a national, professional, gender-inclusive, cinematic arts society. With chapters and colonies at over 20 of the top film schools in the nation. This is the page for the Chi Colony at UNT.

President: José Cañedo

Instagram: @untdka
Twitter: @untdka

Latino Film Club

Our club focuses on Latinx film makers and stories. Finding ways of amplifying Latino voices in the entertainment industries. We encourage anyone to join our diverse family of artists and content creators.

President: Logan Abbott
Email: latinofilmclub@gmailcom

Twitter: @untlatinofilmclub

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)

Broadcast and motion picture technology and engineering.

SMPTE helps students and seasoned professionals alike make it in media technology. SMPTE sponsors student chapters like ours at UNT. Student chapters provide the opportunity for students to meet industry leaders and professionals, and to interact outside the classroom with their peers and faculty who have an interest in motion imaging. We help you find jobs, offer opportunities for scholarships, grants, and awards.

President: Ryleigh Hammons

UNT Short Film Club

We are a community of filmmakers and film lovers, who come together to watch and discuss great short films. We learn about film making concepts and work together to create short films.

President: Mason Hathcock

Instagram: @untsfc
Twitter: @untsfc
Vimeo: UNT Short Film Club

Women in Cinema

Our goal is to educate ourselves and those around us in recognizing women in cinema and their contributions while working to bridge the barriers between men and women in the industry. We are a community of creators, empowering each other to succeed!

President: Jayla Jackson

Instagram: @unt.wic
Twitter: @wic_unt

Screenwriting Camp

The Screenwriting Camp is a student organization founded in the Fall Semester of 2023 with the mission to create a space for screenwriters at UNT to give and receive feedback on their scripts in a workshop environment as well as discuss screenwriting topics, such as formatting, structure, character development, and more. Members are able to bring forth their work and discuss the craft with fellow writers.

Presidents: Richie Magnia & Peyton Hernandez

Instagram: @unt_screenwritingclub

Queer Cinema Club

The newest club in Media Arts is devoted to LGBTQ+ film, television and media. We'll watch, learn, and talk about queer media and media-makers. We meet Thursdays, 6-8 in RTFP 177.

Presidents: Ramsey Martinez & Leo Crispin